2020 Santiago Ruiz Albarino
The Ruiz family has been making wines in Galicia since the 1860s. Ángel Ruiz, Santiago’s grandfather, was one of the first people to produce and bottle wines in the region. Santiago then picked up the baton and continued the pioneering spirit of his grandfather by installing the first ever stainless-steel tanks in Rías Baixas. Santiago’s daughter, Rosa, is now at the helm and treads the fine line between continuing the family traditions and embracing new advances in winemaking. The new winery, built in 2007, is fully equipped with state-of-the art winemaking technology and produces clean, expressive white wines. This wine is bright yellow in colour, with intense and complex aromas of crisp apple, pear, lime blossom and lemon verbena. It is full bodied with concentrated flavours on the palate that are carefully balanced by clean acidity and stony minerality. Packed with flavour, it has a long and crisp finish.